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Offline IRC Ish

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« Reply #25 on: January 11, 2004, 06:26:21 AM »
can't begin to argue how wrong you are,  soo horibly wrong.

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« Reply #26 on: January 11, 2004, 06:44:56 AM »
The truth hurts, I know.
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« Reply #27 on: January 11, 2004, 02:42:04 PM »
it has got three REALLY different well balanced races.
back then it had sweet graphics
it has a powerful AI.
it has decent terrain thingies.
a very nice world, as in background story, and such.
all in all, one of the best games in its genre.
The simplest thing is to work with n-dimensional Minkowski spacetime.

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« Reply #28 on: January 11, 2004, 10:26:35 PM »
Yeah... I have to agree with Rick.
But nothing can change bad taste :P
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« Reply #29 on: January 12, 2004, 02:55:07 AM »
Sweet graphics?  Warcraft 2 had crisp, clear graphics.  Starcraft had some crappy, pixelated and messy looking graphics.

Still, I got bored with that whole real-time strategy genre after finishing Warcraft 2 and Command and Conquer...
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« Reply #30 on: January 16, 2004, 02:53:48 PM »
And C&C did not have messy looking graphics? ;)
You could do a lot more in StarCraft. Thats why it was better. Though I guess I miss the boats in StarCraft and Warcraft III even if they wouldn't have given anyone an advantage.
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« Reply #31 on: January 17, 2004, 01:12:32 AM »
starcraft was all about stratagies.  WC3 is all about management, when people were looking for a strat type game.

i always had fun leveling groups of 8+battlecruisers with some templars, defilers or ghosts,  siege tanks behind enemy lines  those were the days.

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« Reply #32 on: January 17, 2004, 09:04:42 PM »
*summons ultralisk to show poor GS the truth*
*giddy decidedly dumbfounded looking smirk*
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« Reply #33 on: January 18, 2004, 04:03:44 AM »
*rubs hands together in anticipation*

There are advantages to dating men whose fathers are obsessive about having out of date hardware.


Especially if said fathers think you're snifty.  


Soon, precious, soon.........he will tire of his computer, and it will be mine.........I can scrounge up $300, precious, yes, I can.........









My boyfriend's father is currently running a system that could serve as a missile guidance system for an aircraft carrier.  Return of the King runs at 125 FPS.

Yes, that's right, 125 FPS.



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« Reply #34 on: January 18, 2004, 07:51:22 AM »
Yeah, right.  :)
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« Reply #35 on: January 18, 2004, 12:32:13 PM »
Hey, they send Armstrong to the moon with the computer power of a 3-86, so I guess we all have the computer power for some more cool shit... :)
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« Reply #36 on: January 18, 2004, 01:28:05 PM »
386? I thought the Apollo craft had less computer capabilities than a pocket calculator?
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« Reply #37 on: January 18, 2004, 06:24:04 PM »
Well it was a big  fucking target now really wasn't it :)
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« Reply #38 on: January 20, 2004, 12:11:11 AM »
Yes, Croi, 125 FPS.  *salivates*  There's nothing quite so pretty as 125 FPS.........
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« Reply #39 on: January 20, 2004, 12:52:13 AM »
A quiet computer is prettier. *nods*
And then you add lightmods to it... :D
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« Reply #40 on: January 20, 2004, 01:59:14 AM »
*chuckles*  It's quiet, too.



Okay, so the CO2 cooling system isn't quiet, but that only kicks in when you seriously overclock it.......
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« Reply #41 on: January 20, 2004, 12:57:04 PM »
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386? I thought the Apollo craft had less computer capabilities than a pocket calculator?



The apollocraft perhaps, but they had some calculating power on the ground as well...
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« Reply #42 on: January 21, 2004, 03:21:32 PM »
Ah yes, the ground, of course.

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Scientist: And how's the spacecraft doing?
Assistant: I dunno.  All this equipment is just used to measure TV ratings.


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« Reply #43 on: February 03, 2004, 11:45:29 PM »
Coming to think about it i still have my 386 that i grew up with kicking around in my loft.

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« Reply #44 on: February 04, 2004, 03:16:44 PM »
A mate (read ex-colleague) from Dell said he might be able to get me a 9800XT 256 on the sly.......he's full of shit most of the time though........would be nice though...
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« Reply #45 on: February 04, 2004, 06:09:53 PM »
if i remember coreectly the entire shuttle fleet runs on the power of 8086 and 8088 processers.  scary thought ain't it.
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« Reply #46 on: February 04, 2004, 09:45:38 PM »
Maybe if they upgraded to p90's they wouldn't crash so often...

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« Reply #47 on: February 09, 2004, 12:33:56 PM »
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if i remember coreectly the entire shuttle fleet runs on the power of 8086 and 8088 processers.  scary thought ain't it.


Actually, it's probably a good thing they're running on tried-and-true hardware.  Even the latest round of Mars probes have relatively old technology.  I remember reading somewhere that the digital cameras they installed are quite primitive by today's standards, simply because they're known to work.  When you consider how many probes have been lost going to Mars (something like 2/3rds if I remember), reliability is very important.
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« Reply #48 on: June 19, 2008, 05:45:57 AM »
lol
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« Reply #49 on: June 19, 2008, 06:22:32 AM »
My poor old 850MHz Athlon.  The fan got stuck on day while I was out and the chip melted.

Thanks for reminding me of her you insensitive clod!
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